Our long-term interaction with the web will be defined by six trends. These trends will will involve dramatic changes that will make computing more like what we are used to seeing in many of today’s movies. Kevin Kelly explains why he believes that soon the internet will beneficially surround us in ways that most users don’t imagine today.
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A periodic podcast on VoIP security news, comments and opinions from two security professionals associated with the Voice Over IP Security Alliance (VOIPSA).
Where is the world of the web taking us and how far down the track of augmented reality are we? And, come to think of it, what is augmented reality?
"Photo management programs such as Picasa and iPhoto can pick out a snapshot of your cousin Dave from a stack of party pictures — but what about more complex uses of facial recognition in less controlled situations? In this segment, we’ll take a look at the state of the art in facial recognition, from ‘Google Goggles’ that give you additional information about things your cell phone camera sees, to security applications that scan faces at airports. How good is the technology, and how can it be employed while respecting privacy concerns?"